'''George Peabody''' ( ;
[This is the standard pronunciation in the United States, and presumably how Peabody himself pronounced his name. In Britain, however, the name of George Peabody himself, and of the Peabody Trust, is invariably pronounced as spelt, Pea-body .]
February 18, 1795 – November 4, 1869) was an Americans in the United Kingdom|American-British entrepreneur
who founded the Peabody Trust
in Britain and the Peabody Institute
and George Peabody Library
, and was responsible for many other charitable initiatives.